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## what’s wrong with package comment?!

Xi'an's Og » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Ispent most of the Sunday afternoon trying to understand why definingdid not have the same effect as writing the line

until I found there is a clash due to the

commentpackage… The assuredly simple codeproduces an error message:

This is quite an inconvenience as I need to compile my solution manual for “” with the even-numbered exercises commented out or not depending on the version… (Leaving this package out and using the comment command within theIntroducing Monte Carlo Methods with Rverbatimpackage does not work either becauseeradoes not seem to be recognised as the end of a commented part…)Filed under: Books, R, Statistics, University life Tagged: comment package, Introducing Monte Carlo Methods with R, LaTeX, R, verbatim

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